Erin Altman’s “Color My World” Photo Challenge

If eyes are the window to the soul, then fingernails are the window to one’s personal grooming, and for all the attention we give our dogs’ appearance, we often lack the time to heed our own.  Outside a dog show, everyone notices your hands, but inside a show ring, judges especially notice shoes and hands!

The challenge: Interpret the theme, Color My World, by showing how purebred dogs add color – figuratively or literally – to our world.  Is it the variety of colors they come in? The colorful ribbons many of them have earned? Or how they see the world? Think outside the box with this one!

The prize: Color Street Nail Polish Strips, Four Sets, winner’s choice;

The Sponsor:  Erin Altman, Independent Color Street Stylist;

The Dreaded Small Print You Must Read To Enter

•••• This contest happens on May 1 on our Facebook page. It is open to residents of the continental United States only;

•••• One entry per person; You may enter four different photo challenges. If you enter this one, you may enter three more;

••••  When submitting your photo entry on Facebook, you must indicate the name of this contest, Erin Altman’s “Color My World” Photo Challenge;

•••• Your entry must be for the 2021 contest. Photos submitted from previous years’ contests will be disqualified, and yes, we remember photos from one year to the next;

•••• Within the photo, your image must include a purebred dog and one of the following either downloaded from the link or handmade:

The “IPurebred Dogs” sign (

The “Happy National Purebred Dg Day” sign (

The “I Lve My Purebred Dog” sign (

Any official National Purebred Dog Day item available here. 

•••• No photoshopping, and that includes the required sign. Our judges, David Frei and Jack Grassa must see what you actually shot with your camera;

•••• Many people may help you take your photo, but the prizes goes to the person submitting the winning photograph.

•••• Entering this contest implies consent that your photo may be shared on NPDD’s social media platforms, and by Erin Altman for promotional use;

••• A full explanation of how, when, and where to submit your entry can be read here;  

•••• Important! You and your dog should have safe fun when composing your entry!

•••• Judges’ decisions are final




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